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Bromhexine+Terbutaline+Guaiphenesin / Guaifenesin

Molecule Description

Bromhexine+Terbutaline+Guaifenesin is used for the treatment of cough with mucus...
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uses

Uses of Bromhexine+Terbutaline+Guaiphenesin / Guaifenesin

Bromhexine+Terbutaline+Guaifenesin is used to treat a cough with mucus (phlegm).
contraindications

Contraindications of Bromhexine+Terbutaline+Guaiphenesin / Guaifenesin

When should one not use Bromhexine+Terbutaline+Guaiphenesin / Guaifenesin

  • If you are allergic to bromhexine, terbutaline, guaifenesin or similar medicines.
  • If you have ulcers in the stomach or intestine.
  • If you use other cough medicines which inhibits the cough reflex (like codeine).
sideEffects

Side effects of Bromhexine+Terbutaline+Guaiphenesin / Guaifenesin

Common side effects of this drug are:

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Palpitations
  • Vertigo
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Bromhexine+Terbutaline+Guaiphenesin / Guaifenesin

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take bromhexine+terbutaline+guaifenesin during pregnancy?
A:
Bromhexine+Terbutaline+Guaifenesin should be used during pregnancy only if considered essential by the doctor after assessing the benefits over risks.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take bromhexine+terbutaline+guaifenesin while breastfeeding?
A:
Consult your doctor before using bromhexine+terbutaline+guaifenesin while breastfeeding as it may pass into breastmilk.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed bromhexine+terbutaline+guaifenesin?
A:
If you do not feel well after taking bromhexine+terbutaline+guaifenesin, avoid driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with bromhexine+terbutaline+guaifenesin?
A:
Avoid consuming alcohol with bromhexine+terbutaline+guaifenesin as it may worsen the side effects.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are having any heart problems like irregular heartbeats or angina
  • You are having any liver or kidney problems
  • You are having diabetes mellites
  • You are having epilepsy or fits
  • You are having stomach or intestinal ulcers
  • You are having an overactive thyroid gland
  • You are having a feeling of weakness
  • You are having asthma or mechanical narrowing of the lumen of the windpipe.
  • You are having any symptoms related to hypersensitivity reactions.
  • You are having pregnancy or any problem related to pregnancy.
  • You are addicted to alcohol
  • Bromhexine+Terbutaline+Guaifenesin is not recommended for use in children below 12 years of age.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Bromhexine+Terbutaline+Guaiphenesin / Guaifenesin

How Does It Work?

  • Guaifenesin is an expectorant group of medicine, decreases the stickiness of mucus to the windpipe and lungs.
  • Bromhexine is a mucolytic group of medicine, which decreases the consistency of mucus and makes it thin and loosens it. So, it becomes easier for patients to cough it out.
  • Terbutaline is a bronchodilator medicine, relaxes the muscles of the windpipe so breathing becomes easy.
interactions

Interactions of Bromhexine+Terbutaline+Guaiphenesin / Guaifenesin

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way bromhexine+terbutaline+guaifenesin works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Especially if you are taking medicines to treat your heart problems, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), glaucoma or are taking steroids, water pills, antibiotics.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: In which all dosage forms is Bromhexine+Terbutaline+Guaifenesin available?

A: Bromhexine+Terbutaline+Guaifenesin is available in the form of a tablet, capsule, syrup, suspension, oral drops and oral liquid.

Q: Does Bromhexine+Terbutaline+Guaifenesin cause headache?

A: Yes, you may experience a headache after taking Bromhexine+Terbutaline+Guaifenesin.
Last Updated on: 19 Nov 2021 | 10:55 AM (IST)
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